Synonyms of plunder in English:

plunder


See definition of plunder

verb

1‘the invaders plundered the countryside’

SYNONYMS

pillage, loot, rob, raid, ransack, strip, fleece, ravage, lay waste, devastate, maraud, sack, rape

literary despoil

archaic spoil, pirate, reave

rare depredate, spoliate, forage

2‘millions of pounds plundered from pension funds’

SYNONYMS

steal, take illegally, purloin, seize, thieve, rob, pillage, carry off

make off with, misappropriate, embezzle


noun

1‘the plunder of the villages’

SYNONYMS

looting, pillaging, plundering, robbery, robbing, raiding, ransacking, devastation, depredation, laying waste, sacking, marauding

literary despoiling, rapine, ravin

rare spoliation

2‘the army sacked the city and carried off huge quantities of plunder’

SYNONYMS

booty, loot, stolen goods, spoils, prizes, ill-gotten gains, haul, takings, pickings

informal, dated swag, boodle